Health - Page 19

Familiar songs may help prompt Alzheimer’s patients to speak

Study finds that music therapy helps spark memories, gets patients communicating.

​Startup seeks to give cardiac patients peace of mind in their pockets

Medical management tool designed by a cardiac patient, for cardiac patients, has the potential to save lives.

Disturbed sleep is just as bad as no sleep, new study finds

Fragmented nighttime snoozing, common for new parents and doctors, is more detrimental than previously thought.

Gait-changer proves a game-changer for osteoarthritis sufferers

Therapeutic shoes help former professional athletes and others retrain muscles, relieve pain.

This robot becomes part of anatomy to save lives

Spinal and brain surgery just became easier for surgeons and patients alike.

Micro-molecule could help treat mood disorders

Researchers discover how a tiny molecule causes depression and anxiety disorders – and the role it could play in treating them.

9 spa destinations with healing waters

The natural, mineral-rich waters in these places can leave you feeling healthier after a soak.

Doctors develop new baby-measuring technique

Non-invasive method uses stereoscopic photography and may be gentler on newborns.

Research finds link between brain hyperactivity and seizures in Alzheimer's patients

Tel Aviv University study focuses on the area of the brain that controls learning and memory.

Whey protein a beneficial tool in diabetes treatment, new study says

Research out of Israel suggests that consuming the protein before meals can help diabetics control their blood-sugar levels.

Israeli doctors help bring smiles to Ethiopia

Plastic surgeons assist a nonprofit volunteer group to perform cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries.

The breath test that saves: Electronic nose detects lung cancer

Lung cancer threatens a person's ability to breathe, but a simple breath test could also diagnose it.

New apps help diabetics manage data and get support

Recently launched diabetes apps are giving diabetics more options to get their glucose readings, track their meals, and connect with their peers.

6 ways to achieve that post-spa skin glow – without leaving home

Get a little down and dirty with these homemade mud masks. Your face will thank you.

Shock-absorbing wheel eases wheelchairs over rough terrain

Wheelchair users discover a smoother ride with Softwheel's shock-absorbing wheel that uses a symmetric and selective suspension system.